Cool Cruiser's Newsletter




February 06, 2018   

Cool Cruisers Car Club                                                                                                                        Issue 346          

3149 S. 3rd St. Springfield, IL 62703                                                              

February Membership Meeting: 

John Carpenter called the 346th Members' Meeting of the Cool Cruisers Car Club to order at 7:00 PM. 


J.C. gave the Treasurer's Report. 


February Birthdays:   None for members present.  


February Anniversaries:  Congratulations to  Martha and Dan Darling on their 52nd.  Very nice.


Web Site - Current.


Old Business:

Ryan resigned as president, John Carpenter will assume the position until a replacement comes forth.  Thanks John.


Duane  Weiss, Dan Darling and Jerry Landreth were appointed and ratified to the board.  Thanks all.


New Business:

Jack Germann resigned from the board.    Mike Cantrall was appointed and ratified to the board.


Club duties were assigned at the board meeting.  There are several that still need to have a chair person. Please see any board member to sign up for one.  Also, need members to assign in the fulfillment of these duties.  Open duties are:  Member Meeting/Cruise-In Activities, Christmas Party, Charities & Donation and Merchandise.


Mike Cantrall audited the club's checkbook through the end of 2017.  All in order, thanks Mike and J.C.


The board approved Mike Hall's request for the use of the trailer and help from members with the Pawnee car show June the 9th.  Also, Mike is setting up an event for the club to be at the State Fair Wednesday August 15th.  More information later.


John Carpenter discussed some changes concerning door prizes at member meetings and 50/50 drawing at cruise-ins.  At member meetings there would be one drawing and one winner and it would be for $20.00.  At cruise-ins there would be a regular 50/50 drawing and two 50/50 participants(persons buying at least $5.00 dollars worth of 50/50 tickets) drawing, each one would be worth $25.00 and done at the end of the cruise-in.


Also, several members have requested  new music for the cruise-ins.   


Jim Mihalich discussed some ideas for road trips for 2018.   Following are some suggestions, if you have any please let Jim know.



.Decatur Car Museum

.Pontiac Car Museums(overnight?)

.Classic Pony, Effingham

.MDOT Museum/Sweet Pea, St Louis

.Burger Barn


New Members:  Welcome to the club Bill and Lesa Motika.


The member meeting for March, April and May will be at the Char House.


Dues: You can look at the mailing address and see if you have paid.

 It is that time of the year for your Club dues they are $10.00 you can send to:

J.C. Hardy

3149 S. 3rd Street

Springfield, Il. 62703


Door Prizes:

The following were door prize winners, Dan Darling, Jane Mihalich, John Archer and Rhona Hall.


John C. adjourned the meeting


Thanks all for attending.


Next Meeting:

March 06, 2018 Members Meeting @ Char House on Dirksen @ 7:00 PM.


Corporate Sponsors for 2017 were Auto Zone And Steak n Shake: Thank you for your support.



President: A=John Carpenter: 217-891-4910       Board Chairperson:        John Archer: 217-787-4480

Vice President: John Carpenter 217-891-4910   Vice Board Chairperson: Jim Mihalich: 217-891-3434 

Secretary:  Mary Ann Archer: 217-787-4480      Bill Russell: 217-496-3137                             

Treasurer: J.C. Hardy: 217-528-1590                    Debbie Childress: 217-652-6614                            

                                                                              Marcia Allen: 217-528-1590

                                                                              Jane Mihalich: 217-891-3434

                                                                              Dan Darling: 217-488-6432                                                                                                                                            Mike Cantrall: 217-725-8548

                                                                              Duane Weiss:  217-652-7202

                                                                              Jerry Landreth:217-622-9417

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